Biomechanics of human locomotion in water: An electomyographic analysis

Kenji Masumoto, John A. Mercer

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Quantifying muscle activity during locomotion in water is an emerging area of research. This article discusses the methods for quantifying muscle activity and summarizes key research findings of muscle activity during locomotion in water. The article is focused on comparing muscle activity during locomotion in water and on dry land.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)160-169
Number of pages10
JournalExercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2008


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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